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Film Studies Minor

New Film Studies Minor

Elizabethtown students can now minor in film studies. The minor not only looks at film as an art form—looking at the cinematography and screenwriting—it also examines these works as cultural artifacts. Read more about the Film Studies Minor Announcement or checkout the Film Studies Minor catalog requirements.

Why Study Philosophy at Elizabethtown College

Discover all of the reasons to study Philosophy at Elizabethtown College.

Areas of Study

Courses in the Department of Philosophy are designed to explore fundamental issues of knowledge, value and meaning.

Clubs and Activities: Philosophy Students Get Involved

In 2011, students in the Environmental Ethics class planted a tree on campus.

After Graduation

Graduates of the Philosophy program at Elizabethtown College have adopted a number of different professions ranging from attorney to professor. Our Pre-Law Advising Program helps prepare students for entry to law schools including Georgetown, University of Pennsylvania, College of William and Mary, Temple, Dickinson, Widener and Pittsburgh. Our attorney alumni practice nearly every area of law—in private and government service—in cities across the United States.

Graduates who have gone on to higher education teach at institutions from Miami to San Francisco. Those who minor in Philosophy but major in another area occupy a broad range of professions from medicine to business.

A survey of alumni from the past decade shows that 80-percent our graduates have full-time employment, with an average annual salary of $50,000.

Alumni have pursued advance degrees at institutions such as:

  • Princeton University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Theological Seminary
  • Boston University


Career Resources & Articles

"In a new Generation of College Students, Many Opt for the Life Examined," New York Times; April 16, 2008

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